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MLK Ph.D. program fuels 21st century activism

This week, students and scholars from around the country will meet in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky for Union Institute & University's MLK studies residency.

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Hot 'Hoods: Walnut Hills

Over the next several weeks, we will shine a spotlight on neighborhoods that are poised for growth in 2014. We asked key community members from Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky to share their insights on how they expect their communities to develop this year and what big initiatives will shape their pockets of the city.

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Downtown Ambassadors keep streets clean and visitors safe

As the holidays bring more visitors to Cincinnati’s city center, Downtown Ambassadors work to make the streets hospitable, clean and safe.

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Soapdish: Haile Mary Miracle?

Resident streetcar expert Casey Coston helps make sense of the recent streetcar saga and issues a mandate for learning from past mistakes to protect Cincinnati's future.

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Cincinnati's Minority Business Accelerator is model for economic inclusion

With a decade of helping minority-owned businesses flourish under its belt, Cincinnati's Minority Business Accelerator is now serving as a model for other chambers of commerce across the country.

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Dual enrollment makes college more affordable by giving kids a head start

University tuition just got a little bit cheaper. Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky high schools have partnered with local colleges to offer broad catalogues of free and reduced-cost dual enrollment courses to high school juniors and seniors.

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Shannan Boyer balances a business, a blog and two boys

Whether writing a blog post about a great pizza joint or helping a client boost her business through social media, Shannan Boyer—founder of Family Friendly Cincinnati and Scooter Media—defines success as a happy client.

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#GivingTuesday: How to join in today's national celebration locally

There were more days than ever to kick off the holiday shopping season this year, but there’s another movement at work—#GivingTuesday—which encourages individuals to take the same fervor they have for Black Friday, and apply it to giving.  

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Local banks and schools partner to teach kids financial responsibility

As the senior class of 2014 prepares to be the first graduating under Ohio’s new economics and financial literacy curriculum requirements, banks in Cincinnati are partnering with schools and nonprofits to push financial education further than ever for students as early as preschool and through to 12th grade.

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My Soapbox: Jessica Reading, Page Center for Entrepreneurship at Miami University

Jessica Reading is Assistant Director for the Page Center for Entrepreneurship at Miami University, where her responsibilities include developing and deploying experiential programs, and advising students interested in pursuing entrepreneurship opportunities.

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CityLink grows while poverty shrinks

With poverty in Cincinnati hovering at almost double the national average, CityLink Center, which celebrates its one-year anniversary this week, is helping residents become self-sustaining through a holistic approach that includes educational services, financial education and employment assistance.

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How technology, health care and community partnerships are transforming local education

As the evolution of culture and society influence learning, the way forward for Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky public schools is through creative thinking about where to form partnerships and how to steer trends.

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Hanke Exchange envisioned as business gateway between OTR and downtown

The Hanke Exchange is a collective rebranding of five buildings on Main Street from Reading Road to Michael Bany Way. With it, the Stough Group answers the revitalization boom on Vine Street by planting seeds for new, office-user tenant growth to revive its block of Over-the-Rhine.

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Cincinnati to host forum on the future of urban life

Future Cities; Livable Futures is a free symposium taking place at the Contemporary Arts Center in November. The event will bring world-renowned visionaries to Cincinnati to provoke critical thinking about the future of urban development within an accessible, public forum.

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Isaac Selya brings 21st century innovation to opera in Cincinnati

One phrase that doesn't usually get brought into the discussion when talking about innovation is "classical music." In Cincinnati, Isaac Selya is changing that perception as founder and artistic director of Queen City Chamber Opera.
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